Surge protection has become a bigger and bigger concern as more and more electrical devices are either being utilized or charged. One of the services that Dependable Electric offers is surge protection and is often overlooked and undervalued, but can be one of the most important electrical services you use. You depend on quite a few items in your house that may need protection. Let the expert team at Dependable Electric keep your home and devices protected!
Even though our climate has cycles of cold and warm weather, there are still somewhere between 100,000 and 200,000 lightning strikes per year in Georgia. Even in December. In fact, in 2014 Georgia residents reported lightning strikes totaling somewhere around 15,000 times in the month of December. Damages amounting to over $16 Million were paid out by insurance companies in the 2014 calendar year solely due to lightning strikes. The trend seems to be continuing as well since Georgia has led the country for the last 3 years in lightning damage claims.
Electronics and So Much more
Typically, when you think about electrical devices you think about your laptop, your iPad or tablet, phone, e-reader, or something else that requires a charge. What you probably don’ think about are all of the appliances and everyday things you use like your TV, Blu-ray player, desktop computer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, etc. You’ve got a lot of money invested in the electronics and appliances in your home. Why not spend just a small percentage of what they’re worth to protect them and save you the headache?
A power strip is not a surge protector. That’s pretty much it. A power strip helps you plug in a utilize more items at once, but it will not protect you should lightning strike near or at your home.
Be Sure to Get Your Home Protected
Join the growing community of Suwanee homeowners who are very happy that they’ve gotten assistance from Dependable Electric with installing a surge protection system. Dependable Electric has been serving Suwanee and the surrounding area for over 10 years, and they would love to see how they could help you. that are actively protected against lightning strikes and surge protection. Don’t put your home or family at risk by not being fully protected!